Getting a GED by primusboy

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									Getting a GED
A Graduate Equivalency Diploma (GED) is a certification for people who
have not yet completed high school. The GED is considered a high school
equivalency exam.
If you’ve only recently dropped out of 11th or 12th grade and the
subjects are still fresh in your mind, you may take the GED without a lot
of advance preparation. Otherwise, you need to study and prepare yourself
with help from the following:
1. Locate a GED Prep course at a school or training facility near you by
contacting any public high school or college guidance counselor. For more
help, reach out to the GED hotline at 1-800-626-9433.
2. Head to a local or online bookstore or the public library for GED Prep
books to study at home.
3. Search your favorite search engine and find online GED study courses.
They generally require payment.
4. Check your local and cable television listings got GED study courses.
You can call: 1-800-354-9067 for help with this.
About the GED Test
The test covers basic reading and understanding fundamentals as well as
math, science and social studies. It covers the following areas:
Writing - Grammar, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure; with
multiple-choice questions and a 200-word story to write.
Math - decimals, fractions, percentages and basic math problems;
multiple-choice problems where you need to add, subtract, multiply and
divide without using a calculator.
Social Studies - Geography using maps and charts, history; with 66
multiple-choice questions.
Science - biology, chemistry, earth and physical sciences; with multiple-
choice questions.
Literature and the Arts: Reading and comprehension; with multiple-choice
questions.
The test lasts roughly 7 hours and 35 minutes. Ask in your state if you
can:
- take the test in parts
- retake the test if you fail (and if so, the costs involved and time
needed to wait to re-test)
Getting your GED is an important step in your career and your education.
Make the time to look into getting your GED now!
Visit GED Test Resource to learn more about the steps to getting and
preparing for your GED.


								
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